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Eva Figes
(1932-2012) born on
Jan 00
German-English writer. She was awarded the Guardian Fiction Prize in 1967 for "Winter Journey."
         
   
F
Providing for one's family as a good husband and father is a water-tight excuse for making money hand over fist.

R
The much vaunted male logic isn't logical, because they display prejudices -- against half the human race -- that are considered prejudices according to any dictionary definition.
A
When modern woman discovered the orgasm it was (combined with modern birth control) perhaps the biggest single nail in the coffin of male dominance.
N
Sadly, man recognises that the ideal, submissive woman he has created for himself is somehow not quite what he wanted.
K
There is a hidden fear that somehow, if they are only given a chance, women will suddenly do as they have been done by.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: "A View of My Own," in Nova (Jan. 1973).
R: Interview in "Women Writers Talk," ed. Olga Kenyon, 1989.
A: In "The Descent of Woman," by Elaine Morgan, 1972.
N: "Patriarchal Attitudes," 1970.
K: "Patriarchal Attitudes," 1970.
   


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